Winter Squash- Thelma Sanders

Cucurbita pepo Open Pollinated

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  • Heirloom variety
  • Highly productive
  • Orange flesh with a sweet, nutty flavour

Standard seed packet, 10 seeds

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'Winter Squash- Thelma Sanders' seeds

Cucurbita pepo

  • Heirloom variety
  • Highly productive
  • Orange flesh with a sweet, nutty flavour

An heirloom winter squash from Missouri in the USA. Creamy orange acorn shaped ridged fruit, growing to around 20cm long, grow on extremely productive vines. The flesh is light orange with a nutty, sweet flavour and a buttery texture. Suited to roasting, mashing and stuffing. Stores well.

Seeds of this heirloom variety were kept by family and neighbours for decades until they were reintroduced in 1988 with the help of seed savers. Also known as 'Thelma Sanders Sweet Potato'.

Seeds per gram: 11
Product code: H6-16

Best Months to Sow
  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Quick Sowing Guide
Method Sow direct
Sowing Depth 20mm
Season Spring or after frost
Germination 8-12 days @ 21-35°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle Frost tender Annual
Row Spacing 150cm
Plant Spacing 60cm
Position Full sun, moist well drained soil
Days Until Maturity 90 days

*Notes: Harvest fruit when vine dries out. Susceptible to mildew.

How To Grow



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